10. Camping: Cape Conran Coastal Park, VIC
Parks Victoria offers campers at the beautiful Cape Conran a unique way of spending a night (or two). Cape Conran is one of the Parks Victoria campgrounds that feature the awesome Wilderness Retreat accommodation option. This comprises a low environmental-impact safari cabin (with lockable front door) that includes a queen size bed, trundle single bed (both with all bed linen supplied), futon (that also converts to another bed), small fridge, tables and chairs, an outside deck, and a shared kitchen (for Wilderness Retreat guests only). The WR shared kitchen includes cutlery, utensils, crockery, a gas cooktop, full-size fridge, hot/cold water, microwave oven and a toaster. There are also WR-only toilets and showers. Ummm, yeah, this truly is the world of glamping.
Luxuries aside, the retreats also offer plenty of wildlife spotting opportunities; keep a look out for bandicoots, potoroos, birdlife and much more. The walking track network at Cape Conran is extensive, and there are plenty of opportunities to explore either on foot (Pearl Point Walk is a great option), or you can jump in your vehicle and tackle a self-drive adventure, checking out the beautiful waterways and indigenous cultural sites. Not a bad way to spend 24 hours.
When to go: All year